Fredericton and its surroundings are rich in water resources, which, combined with the lands arable soil, make the Fredericton region ideal for agriculture. A dominant natural feature for the municipality is that of The St. John River which flows in a west-east direction.
The cities status as an educational centre is quite evident in the city's two degree granting universities: The University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University.
City Attractions include City Hall, The Justice Building, Soldiers Baracks, The Guard House and the Militia Arms Store. Situated along the banks of the beautiful St. John River, in the heart of the province, the great tourist town of Fredericton is a great place to live, work and play!